Small Unknown

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A story about the one little thing you didn't say...


Small Unknown

Once I had a world,
In my hands I held it until it unfurled
It was mine, mine alone
Mine to nurture, to cherish, and then to destroy

You wove tales of need
Words of courage and longing to make a heart bleed
Sometimes left untold
Such a story might leave you with no one to hold

Shine, while your eyes are singing
Signs of the small unknown
Lines on the page will let her know…

Neither wrong nor right
Each day starts in the dark of the heart of the night
Either here or there
What’s the difference, as long as there’s someone who cares?

Shine, while your eyes are singing
Signs of the small unknown
Lines on the page will let him know…

And with a sigh you rub your eyes and see you’re alone
With the small unknown
The small unknown
The small unknown


from Take Stars, released May 18, 2013
(c) 2013 Mike Kimlicko
Performed by Burn the Maps
Produced, Engineered, and Mixed by Mike Kimlicko
Recorded at Shooks Run Sound, Colorado
Mastered by Micajah Ryan at Airhouse, Wichita, Kansas




Burn the Maps Colorado Springs, Colorado

Burn the Maps is a four-piece, mostly acoustic, band based in Colorado Springs, Colorado. They write and perform original songs that create a unique blend of acoustic and electric sounds with intricate three-part harmonies, anchored by tasteful drumming. Their latest release, Terra Incognita, provides twelve unique tracks that invoke their multi-layered indie-folk-pop roots. ... more

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